Adam Kohl is a freelance ecologist available for a range of services utilizing his interests in botany, habitat design, native plant horticulture, entomology, art, and education. 


  • Field botany
  • Habitat planning
  • Horticultural consulting
  • Plant walks
  • Seed collection
  • Edible plants & preparation
  • Custom nursery grows
  • Presentations
  • Private & group lessons


  • Owner and Operator of a native plant nursery, habitat design, and consulting business (2016+).
  • Conservation Agent. Town of Wendell, MA (2019+); Voting Member (2016-’19).
  • Seed Collector for Native Plant Trust (Independent contractor. 2019,  ’20).
  • Field Botanist & Horticultural Consultant for Landscape Interactions (Independent contractor. 2019, ’20).
  • Presenter at NOFA conference on native plant propagation (2018, ’19, & ’20); Seed collection walks and sowing demonstrations (2019).  
  • Flower-visiting Insects of Wendell, MA. survey/monograph (2020+) with Bill Stubblefield 
  • Pollinator habitat design with Moosewood Ecological for Army Corps of Engineers at Otter Brook. Roxbury, NH (2016-’17).
  • Field Botanist for Betsy Von Holle’s nitrogen deposition and Conrema conradii regeneration studies. Cape Cod Natl. Seashore (2016, ’20, ’21).
  • Propagation & Nursery Assistant / Plant Sales Coordinator. New England Wild Flower Society (now Native Plant Trust) (2014-’16). 
  • Volunteer contributor to Vascular flora of Franklin County, Massachusetts. (Bertin, R. I., M. G. Hickler, K. B. Searcy, G. Motzkin, and P. P. Grima.) Special Publication of the New England Botanical Club, Cambridge, MA. (2016+)
  • Completed coursework. New England Wild Flower Society (now Native Plant Trust). On ferns, grasses, lichens, systematics, wildflowers, shrubs, seeds, etc. (2012-’15).
  • Fine-gardening and design. Jamaica Plain, MA (2009-2013). 
  • Sonic Artist; recording, performing, and curating (1997+).